NEWS London Gatwick Airport welcomes record 43m passengers in 2016

Gatwick welcomed 43 million passengers in 2016, cementing its position as the world’s most efficient single runway airport.
This new annual record came on December 22nd last year, a month in which the airport achieved 3.1 million passengers, up 15 per cent on December last year.

The airport’s booming long-haul services grew by 26.8 per cent.

Indeed, as a result of this increase in long-haul services, Gatwick’s cargo increased 13.3 per cent in metric tonnage.

Today, at the start of the New Year, Gatwick Airport has released its biggest growing destinations during 2016.